Chris Gomez
Chris  Gomez


Ballwin, Mo.

High School:
St. Louis Univ. HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170


St. Louis Scott Gallagher


Buckeyes Commemorate 2012 Season

Chris Gomez named the team's Most Valuable Player


Buckeyes Open B1G Tourney With Northwestern Wednesday

Ohio State enters postseason as the No. 7 seed against the host and second-seed Wildcats


Buckeyes Badger Wisconsin to 0-0 Draw, Enter B1G Tourney as No. 7 Seed

Ohio State concludes the regular season with second shutout of the year.


Ohio State Ends Regular Season Against Wisconsin

Buckeyes and Badgers duel at 1 p.m. Sunday with Big Ten tourney seedings on the line


Buckeyes Close Out Road Slate at Penn State

Ohio State and the Nittany Lions meet at 1 p.m. Sunday


MSOC: B1G Quarterfinal

Northwestern 2, Ohio State 0


MSOC vs. Wisconsin

Ohio State 0, Wisconsin 0 (2ot)


MSOC at Northwestern

Northwestern 1, Ohio State 0


MSOC vs. Indiana

No. 15 Indiana 2, Ohio State 0 (Sept. 23, 2012)


MSOC at Louisville

Men's soccer at Louisville (9/18/12)

At a glance: Along with teammate Sage Gardner, captured the USL Super-20 national championship with Crew Juniors in July 2011 ... Central defender with good size and strength and the ability to attack ... Has made 37 career appearances in the starting lineup over last three seasons.

As a junior (2011): Started 17 matchups for the defense ... Saw action in 18 games overall ... Picked up first career goal with a header vs. Michigan State (Oct. 2) ... Part of all five Ohio State shutouts, which included four in the last eight games ... Helped the Buckeyes hold Big Ten opponents to seven goals in six total contests ... Received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.

As a sophomore (2010): Played in 18 games, starting 12 and logging 1,222 minutes on the field ... Helped anchor Big Ten-best defense that allowed just 0.72 goals-against average with 10 shutouts ... Registered three shots, placing one on goal ... Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.

As a freshman (2009): Started in eight of the 13 games he played this season ... Assisted David Tiemstra's game-winning goal vs. Michigan (Nov. 7) to capture the Big Ten regular-season title ... Tallied 770 minutes on the season, averaging 43 per contest ... Played a full 90 minutes in three matches, including conference games vs. Michigan State and Michigan.

Scott Gallagher: Played with St. Louis' Scott Gallagher club team and academy team.

St. Louis University H.S.: Four-year starter ... Captain of team senior year ... Led high school team to a 21-game winning streak and made first team all-metro and all-state as a senior ... Scored one goal-a game winner-and three assists from the center back position.

Personal: Son of Luis Gomez and Laurie Patterson ... Siblings include Viviana, Loren, Victoria, Samantha, Kaitlyn ... Plans to major in business or engineering before pursuing a law degree ... Enjoys watching movies and English Premier League soccer ... Father, Luis played soccer professionally for Costa Rica's Saprissa ... Great uncle, Larry Gagner, was an All-American football player at Florida and went on to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs.